Transit-oriented development

More affordable housing is coming to Alameda, CA. Flickr: eric shoemaker
07/09/2015
On Tuesday, June 16, something unexpected happened in Alameda (the City). The City Council unanimously approved a 68-acre, truly mixed-use development at the former Naval Air Station at Alameda...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/29/2015
Last week, the Oakland Planning Commission voiced unanimous support for the city's very first GreenTRIP project: 4700 Telegraph Avenue.  One of two north Oakland housing developments slated...
Ann Cheng Headshot
05/06/2015
What will make housing more affordable and reduce car trips starting in spring 2016? GreenTRIP Connect! Thanks to you - our incredible family of GreenTRIP supporters - we raised $175,000 to meet...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
03/26/2015
GreenTRIP’s goal is to make the Bay Area a place with more affordable homes and less parking. But that can’t happen without the partnership of people who actually do the building: developers....
Photo credit: Ken Gutmaker
Ann Cheng Headshot
01/29/2015
It’s no secret that the Bay Area is facing a serious affordability crisis.  From San Jose to Santa Rosa, the cost of living has skyrocketed over the past few years – and at the same time, the...
Joël Ramos Headshot
12/16/2014
Back in December, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to approve the Lake Merritt Station Area Plan, effectively inviting developers to make proposals for new projects around the Lake Merritt...
Jennifer West Headshot
09/18/2014
In today’s world, technology makes it easy for us to access enormous amounts of helpful information with the click of a mouse. There’s an app that helps us choose where to eat, an app that tells us...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/22/2014
South San Francisco, “The Industrial City” and birthplace of biotechnology, wants also to be known for its walkable, bike-friendly, and economically vibrant downtown. The city’s new Draft...
GreenTRIP certified First Community Housing project in San Jose
Ann Cheng Headshot
07/08/2014
What could developers do with $2.4 billion and more space? What could families do with another $8,000 in their pockets? How many more parks, plazas and bike lanes could a city make if we added more...
California's landmark budget agreement on cap-and-trade leads the nation.
06/13/2014
 Yesterday, the Governor and Legislature reached an agreement for investing billions in cap-and-trade proceeds for this coming year, as well as a framework for future years. It reflects many of...

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